2010 NFL Draft: Evaluating Wide Receiver Prospects

April 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Dez Bryant: 6'2", 225, WR, Cal Poly
• 40-yard Dash: 4.55 at the combine
• Vertical Jump: 33.5” at the combine
• Birthday: 1/1/1986  Age:  23   
The Good
Prototypical NFL receiver size.  Does a good job of getting of jams.  Makes tough catches look easy.  Knows how to use his size and strength to his advantage, will win almost every jump ball.  Good balance.  Elusive.  Caught 87 passes for 1480 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2008.  Added value as a return man.      
The Bad
Lacks top end speed.  Not always quick off the line.  Will let the ball into his chest at times.  Does not run precise routes.  Questionable work ethic.       
The Truth
Suspended by the NCAA for the final 10 games last season for allegedly lying to them about working out with Deion Sander...

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